Watch the 2021 Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame’s 50th Anniversary Induction Ceremony

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Griff Palmer

Griff Palmer

Inducted: 2019 GRIFF PALMER (1956- ) began his newspaper career in high school, as a student reporter for the Muskogee Daily Phoenix. After graduating in 1978 from Park College in Parkville, Mo., he worked for the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise, the Stillwater...
Jon Denton

Jon Denton

Inducted: 2018 JON DENTON (1940- ), a fourth-generation member of a printing, publishing and newspaper family, joined The Daily Oklahoman and Oklahoma City Times in 1967. In his 40-year career, he covered a multitude of stories: the advent of the computer age, bass...
Mary Hargrove

Mary Hargrove

Inducted: 2018 MARY HARGROVE (1950- ) began her career at the Newark Advocate in Ohio, where she was sued for her unpublished notes and sources after investigating a badly built subdivision. Her case set the precedent for upholding the Ohio Shield Law. In 1974 she...
Barbara Hoberock

Barbara Hoberock

Inducted: 2018 BARBARA HOBEROCK (1966- ) is the Tulsa World’s Capitol Bureau chief, the longest-serving Oklahoma statehouse reporter and dean of the Capitol Press Corps. Hoberock covers the state Legislature, governor, state agencies, appellate courts and elections....
Douglas Hoke

Douglas Hoke

Inducted: 2018 DOUGLAS HOKE (1956- ) began his award-winning career at Northwest Classen High School when he won the 1975 Oklahoma Interscholastic Press Association Photographer of the Year. He attended Central State University (University of Central Oklahoma) where...